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About Amy Mushahwar

Amy Mushahwar

Amy Mushahwar is a data privacy and security attorney with more than 15 years experience in the technology industry in both legal and technical capacities. She regularly advises on regulatory issues involving e-commerce and information security, such as, the use of mobile platforms in banking transactions, online payment platforms and PCI compliance for payment cards. Additionally, Amy has considerable experience assisting companies of all sizes with establishing information security programs from the ground up and helping companies with established security programs update their information security risk management posture.

Recent Posts

FCC Chairman Wheeler issued a Broadband Consumer Privacy Proposal Fact Sheet and announced that a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the same issue is presently in circulation at the Commission and is expected to...

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Wyndham Reaches Settlement with the FTC

December 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement with Wyndham Worldwide Corporation and several associated companies in the closely-watched case, FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., et al. The parties agreed to a 20-year compliance plan that FTC...

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On Tuesday, President Obama delivered his State of the Union address (“SOTU”), which included proposals regarding privacy and data security. This isn’t the first time that we’ve heard promises about these topics in the SOTU....

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In the first part of a series of articles related to domain security, Amy Mushahwar updates clients on the reported security vulnerabilities and consumer confusion occurring in the newly-delegated domain space. Amy gives an overview...

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Headlines such as “Russian Hackers Amass Over a Billion Internet Passwords,” “Hospital network hacked, 4.5 million records stolen” and “One in seven U.S. consumers notified of personal data breaches in 2013” remind us that every...

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Last week, Hold Security, a Milwaukee information security firm, announced that a Russian cyber gang, dubbed “CyberVor”, nabbed over 4.5 billion user records. Of these records, Hold Security estimates that 1.2 billion usernames and passwords,...

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